CON 1100: Contract Foundational Skills

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This 8-day class explores the numerous skills and competencies required for successful contracting specialist careers, including the acquisition process and general contracting principles, navigating, and applying FAR regulations and guidance, and developing comprehensive solicitations and contracts. This course is one of four courses within the Contracting Certification Training Program, based upon specific competencies within the Contracting Training Model.

Key Topics
  • Explain the role of CON 1100 within the DAU Contracting Certification Training program
  • Summarize the DoD contracting process and recognize the parts of a solicitation and contract
  • Define the ethical behavior expected of all contracting professionals and their organizations
  • Explain how the collective acquisition team functions together to successfully accomplish the mission
  • Recognize how communication and documentation impact overall contract management effectiveness
    Audience:: NIH employees who are entry-level contracting professionals, and other members of the acquisition who are preparing for the Contracting Certification Exam

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